Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Good, but not Twin Cinema Good

That's my take on the new New Pornographers album. I like it, but it's quieter, more reflective. The New Pornographers can do this sound just find, but it moves them away from the energy of their earlier output towards the introspective Shins/Belle & Sebastian sound. That's not a slag, I love both those bands, it's just that sound is being done by so many people these days. Anyway, here's a sample: